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Ideal Windows Prices
Explore Ideal Windows prices from past customers and homeowners who have purchased these in the past. Ideal is headquartered in New Jersey and operate as a regional window manufacturer that concentrates sales in New Jersey and New York. They have been in business for over 90 years.
In addition to the window styles mentioned below, the company also manufactures garden windows and a number of geometric shaped window options. The company manufactures a good quality vinyl window that is at the mid range price point for vinyl windows in general.
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Ideal Professional Window Prices
The Ideal Professional is their builder grade replacement window. It is available in a double hung, picture window, slider, casement, bow, bay, basement hopper and awning windows. For the double hung with the Energy smart glass package, consumers can expect 0.30 U-factor, D30 and a 0.28 SHGC.
-- Price Range: $40 to $50 psf fully installed --
Ideal Duraweld Window Cost
The Ideal Duraweld is the step up from the Professional model and is available in the double hung, picture window, slider, casement, bow, bay, basement hopper and awning windows. In the double hung with the Energy smart glass package, consumers can expect 0.30 U-factor, D30 and a 0.28 SHGC.
-- Price Range: $45 to $55 psf fully installed --
Ideal Perfect Fit Windows
The Ideal Perfect Fit is the mid to high end vinyl replacement window that can be ordered as a double hung, picture window, slider, casement, bow, bay, basement hopper and awning windows.It comes in 6 exterior frame color options. In the double hung with the Low-e glass, consumers can expect 0.35 U-factor, DP35 and a 0.28 SHGC.
-- Price Range: $55 to $60 psf fully installed --
Ideal UltraTite Vinyl Windows
This is Ideal's top of the line vinyl window with a 3 1/4" frame depth. It is available in the double hung, picture window, slider, casement, bow, bay, basement hopper and awning windows. The double hung with the Energy smart glass package, consumers can expect 0.30 U-factor, DP45 and a 0.28 SHGC.
-- Price Range: $60 to $65 psf fully installed --
Ideal Duraweld Prices
34 Double Hung And Fixed Windows
Price: 380 each
Included installation cost.
Location: New York
Project bid from 2010.
Ideal Platinum Windows
Dear Tom, we just bought a 1920s house with 18 windows, almost all original, and in various stages of non-working order. We have used consumer checkbook to identify top-rated installers, but are having trouble evaluating the windows they recommend.
We also asked home depot to put in a bid. Each contractor recommended different windows, and most have not been rated by consumer reports, so we are having difficulty comparing them. This is what we have gotten so far:
Soft-Lite Pro Series - we didn't get a quote because we didn't like the look, specifically the lift rail
Ideal UltraTite $450 + $65 for lead safe installation = $515
Vytex Platinum-hp $500 + $65 for lead safe installation = $565
Simonton 6100 $695
Simonton 6500 $800
Ideal Platinum - still waiting for a quote
We plan to be in the house 15-20 yrs and would like good, mid grade windows.
Fern- Homeowner - from 2017
Fern, I will rank these windows by the overall quality and performance data. Number one on your list is the Vytex Potomac-hp?a high performing window and kind of a fantastic price based on the comparisons you have. Soft-Lite Pro?the pro is a good vinyl window, but obviously you aren't going with this one based on the aesthetics.
The Ideal Platinum is a good vinyl window, not top tier like the Potomac-hp, but decent. The Ideal UltraTite II?a middle of the road vinyl window and not a bad one for the price (not nearly as good as the Potomac-hp). Simonton 6500, a good mid range vinyl window. Simonton 6100 -- just okay in my opinion.
Basically, I would strongly urge you to go with the Vytex Potomac-hp. However, I would use one or more of the bids you have to see if he will come down off that price. Tell him you have a bid on the Soft-Lite Pro for instance at $520 per window. This is your upper budget of what you wanted to spend and his bid is out of your budget. If he could match the $520 per window price, you'd be willing to sign a work order that day. Then wait and see if he comes back and offers something lower.
Tom - Site Editor - from 2017